posted a 59-second video on his Twitter account Wednesday of him figuring out to indicate that he is able to play once more.
Kaepernick has not performed within the Nationwide Soccer League for the reason that 2016 season when he sparked controversy by sitting, then kneeling
, throughout the Nationwide Anthem earlier than a number of 2016 NFL preseason and regular-season video games to protest the police shootings of black males and different social injustices confronted by African-People.
Kaepernick turned a free agent in 2017. No staff supplied him a contract, and that October, he filed a grievance in opposition to the league, accusing staff house owners of colluding to maintain him from being signed. He and former teammate Eric Reid, who knelt with Kaepernick, settled their collusion grievances cases
in opposition to the NFL in February.
Numerous quarterbacks have been signed to NFL groups, however Kaepernick stays unsigned. Preseason begins Thursday night time for many NFL groups.
Within the video, the phrases: “Denied work for 889 days,” flashes throughout the display.
“5 a.m., 5 days every week, for 3 years. Nonetheless prepared,” says Kaepernick, who performed for the 49ers for six years.
Makes an attempt by CNN to contact representatives for Kaepernick and the Nationwide Soccer League Gamers Affiliation have been unsuccessful.